Environmental Awareness We are acutely aware that development leaves behind it a large carbon footprint. We adhere strictly to all regulations relating to environmental issues, as set out by the Local Council and the Department of Environmental Affairs. An environmental consultant is appointed on each site to assist with any issues that may arise. The Company is committed to maintaining a clean environment and as a consequence believes this will create the ability to operate in a disciplined and sustainable manner over the long term which is fundamental to maintaining a competitive advantage and honouring the deliverables of corporate governance. Safety First UBUHLE 79 TRADING ENTERPRISE (PTY) LTD is committed to ensuring the highest Safety, Health and Environmental Standards are achieved and is willing to pay in time and money where permissible, to ensure compliance with all relevant Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation.
- Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) – acknowledged as of paramount importance – is one of our many corporate responsibilities. It is part of the total function of our drive towards greater productivity and profitability.
- Management is appointed in terms of the applicable act Ref. OHS ACT (85 of 1993) and assumes responsibility for ensuring that the requirements of the act and regulations are complied with.
- All levels of management take an active role in the Safety, Health and Environmental Programme. Where improvements can be made, it is the duty of the manager to implement such, with the assistance of the Safety, Health and Environmental Department.
- Health and Safety is a condition of employment. Each employee must assume responsibility for working safely.
- At UBUHLE 79 TRADING ENTERPRISE (PTY) LTD Safety, Health and Environment is as important as production, quality and cost control.
- Training is an essential part of safe workplaces and ongoing business. Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness does not come naturally – management must teach, motivate and sustain employee Safety, Health and Environmental Knowledge to eliminate injuries.
- Continuously identifying and assessing occupational and environmental hazards with a view to implementing measures to mitigate or control these elements.
- Establishing ongoing communication and training programmes to increase individual awareness levels of safety, health and environmental issues, responsibilities and accountabilities.
- Promoting responsible actions to exercise care in conserving the natural environment. Where unavoidable disturbances are made; rehabilitation is undertaken to ecological standards specified by the client and legislation as a minimum.